New Zealand Seminar Programs

Prof Brendan O’Connell, the ICMA(ANZ) President, Prof Janek Ratnatunga, ICMA(ANZ) CEO, and Dr. Chris D’Souza undertook a comprehensive tour of New Zealand Universities delivering seminars, and also launched the ICMA(New Zealand) at a Gala Dinner.

At the time of going to print, seminars were presented at the Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Canterbury and some pictures are in this issue of On Target.

The following program was undertaken:

New Zealand Seminar Program Details Time Seminar Topic Presenter
Wednesday, 17th August 2022 Seminar- Victoria University of Wellington 11.00am-12.30pm “Importance of Integrated Reporting, Climate Change Reporting & Environmental Management Accounting.” Prof Brendan O’Connell
Friday, 19th August 2022 Seminar – University of Canterbury 10.00am-12noon Seminar 1 “Green Swan: The Existential Cost of the Plastic Pandemic” AND Seminar 2 “How Accounting and Finance Professionals Can Help in Climate Action” Prof Janek Ratnatunga & Prof Brendan O’Connell
Monday, 22nd August 2022 Seminar – University of Otago Seminar 1: 12noon-1.00pm;

Seminar 2: 1-2.00pm

Seminar 1: “Valuation and distress analysis in the post COVID era” AND Seminar 2: “How Accounting and Finance Professionals Can Help in Climate Action” Prof Janek Ratnatunga & Prof Brendan O’Connell
Wednesday, 24th August 2022 University of Waikato 1.00pm (1) “Green Swan: The Existential Cost of the Plastic Pandemic”; OR (2) “Valuation and distress analysis in the post COVID era” Prof Janek Ratnatunga
Thursday, 25th August 2022 Seminar-AUT 2.00pm – 3.30pm “How Accounting and Finance Professionals Can Help in Climate Action” Prof Brendan O’Connell
Friday, 26th August 2022 Seminar-University of Auckland 1.30pm- 3.00pm “Valuation and distress analysis in the post COVID era” Prof Janek Ratnatunga
Breakfast meeting for members in Christchurch, New Zealand.
L-R: Dr Chris D’Souza, Prof Richard Fisher, Pro Brendan O’Connell, Ms. Richell Echavez, Ms. Natasja Staeenkamp, Prof Beverley Lord, Prof Janek Ratnatunga, and Mr. Aljune Maribao.
Prof Brendan O’Connell presenting the Fellowship certificate to Prof Beverley Lord at. University of Canterbury. Prof Janek Ratnatunga and Dr Chris D’Souza also in the pic.
Prof Janek Ratnatunga presenting his talk on the “Green Swan: The Existential Cost of the Plastic Pandemic” at the University of Canterbury
Prof Brendan O’Connell presenting the Fellowship certificate to Prof Carolyn Fowler at. the Victoria University of Wellington. Prof Janek Ratnatunga also in the pic.
Prof Brendan O’Connell presenting his talk on the “Importance of Integrated Reporting, Climate Change Reporting & Environmental Management Accounting”, at. the Victoria University of Wellington.